Lady Bulldogs Place 3rd In Girls Track Sectionals

first_imgThe Girls Sectionals for track and field was held last night at Franklin County. Although there was a steady rain most of the night, the Bulldogs turned in some great performances and have many advancing to Regional competition next weekend.  Congratulations to East Central who was the overall team champion scoring an impressive 143 points. They were followed by Greensburg at 124 points as Batesville took third place with 98 points in the 13 team competition.The Bulldogs claimed one Sectional title for the night and that was in the very last event, the 4 x 400 meter relay. Congratulations to Clare Bruns, Madeleine Robben, Sophie Meadows and Haylee Harmeyer-Sectional Champions with a time of 4:17.35.Batesville also had some Sectional runner ups in some very close races and they were:Stephanie Nobbe in the 100m dash by .13 of a second and in the 200m dash also by .13 of a second. Clare Bruns in the 300m hurdles by .01 of a second 4 x 100m relay of Clare Bruns, Sophie Meadows, Morgan Meyer and Stephanie Nobbe.Top 3 in each event will automatically advance to Regional competition next Tuesday, so besides the ones already listed above, 3rd place finishers also advancing are:Haylee Harmeyer-400m dash; Emma Gausman-3200m run; 4 x 800 relay team of Sarah Poltrack, Maria Wessel, Madeleine Robben and Emma Gausman.Also advancing to Regionals by a call back is Sarah Poltrack in the 1600m run with her 6th place finish.Although not advancing to The Regionals but scoring for the Bulldogs helping them get 3rd place as a team for the night were: 4th place and just missing Regional qualifying were: Madeleine Robben-400m dash and Samanthan Heidlage-discus; 5th place finishers were: Morgan Meyer-high jump and Alison Muckerheide-long jump; 6th place: Clare Bruns-100m hurdles and Samantha Heidlage-shot put; 7th place: Kasey Barrett-300m hurdles and Stephanie Nobbe-long jump; 8th place: Sophie Meadows-100m dash, Morgan Meyer-200m dash and Lexi Hatcher-pole vault.Even with the dreary conditions there were a few personal records for the night and they were: Emma Gausman in the 3200m run and 4 x 800m split, Madeleine Robben-4 x 800m split and Katherine Roell-shot put.Congratulations and best of luck to all advancing to Regionals next Tuesday at Warren Central! Also, Good Luck to the boys as they compete at Sectionals tomorrow (Thursday) at East Central.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.last_img

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